Definition of Order insectivora

1. Noun. Shrews; moles; hedgehogs; tenrecs.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Order Insectivora

order Haemosporidia
order Haplosporidia
order Heliozoa
order Helotiales
order Hemiptera
order Heterosomata
order Heterotrichales
order Hymenogastrales
order Hymenoptera
order Hypericales
order Hypermastigina
order Hypocreales
order Hyracoidea
order Ichthyosauria
order Ictodosauria
order Insectivora
order Insessores
order Isoetales
order Isopoda
order Isoptera
order Isospondyli
order Juglandales
order Jungermanniales
order Lagomorpha
order Laminariales
order Lechanorales
order Lepidodendrales
order Lepidoptera
order Lichenales
order Liliales

Literary usage of Order insectivora

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. East African Mammals in the United States National Museum by Ned Hollister (1918)
"Part I consists of the reports on the insectivorous mammals (order insectivora), the bats (Order Chiroptera), and the carnivores (Order Carnivora). ..."

2. The Mammals of Colorado: An Account of the Several Species Found Within the by Edward Royal Warren (1910)
"order insectivora This order contains various families of small mammals, without much external resemblance to one another, and united to one another chiefly ..."

3. Transactions of the American Dental Association at Its ... Annual Session by American Dental Association (1898)
"Felis domestica (Common Cat, adult), New York. Felis domestica (Common Cat, young), New York. Felis leo (African Lion), Africa. order insectivora. ..."

4. The Cat: An Introduction to the Study of Backboned Animals, Especially Mammals by St. George Jackson Mivart (1900)
"... but that its progenitors (anterior to carnivores) were long-lost beasts of the order insectivora. It appears indeed to be probable that Insectivores and ..."

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